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  • replied to the topic Zucchini Question in the forum Vegetables 8 years, 10 months ago

    thanks for the reply. I am worried that they are making flowers before they have even grown yet. I am such a novice but am working sort of on the ‘bolting’ theory where the plant is stressed and has to quickly put out flowers. Dont know if this even applies to zucchini.
    Should I pull the buds off and let it keep growing do you think? Or just let…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic Leeks? in the forum Vegetables 9 years, 7 months ago

    Thanks for your replies. Yes they are singular annd I am nearly 100% they are leeks. Pulled one up and doesnt have much of anything except alot of stringy roots. Is it a good idea to try and feed them up now or when I start again?
    Oh I am soooo looking forward to some yummy garden leeks!

  • Thats cool!!Do they die after that? If not does anyone know how long they live for???

  • :tup:Wow! Never realized so much could be done with these things. And beetroot chocolate cake! really???
    Thanks for all your imput. I am off to get busy in the kitchen!;)

  • Thanks for your suggestions. Got a pretty good vege garden out back so not really needing edibles. Better clarify that the peppy tree is well back from the others and doesnt block the light, just adds “back ground” IYKWIM. I am hoping to plant some lavender and rosemary down the side of the house so will be happy to go with the more ‘native’ look…[Read more]

  • Thanx thats awesome. I would have killed it for sure as Rosemare gives the impression that it is a hardy plant. I will wait for spring. It will give me a chance to cultivate the bed its going into.
    :clap: Thanks again

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